Summer is here so all four of my chicks are in one basket! While I LOVE this, I tend to romanticize the first few weeks of summer break… I picture us all eating a big breakfast together, then the kids hold hands and skip in the yard. Then, reality hits! Listen in as I share what I did differently this summer and how I plan ahead so everyone (including me) has some fun!
Through her 1-year-old daughter’s cancerous brain tumor diagnosis, a move for their family, and several major career changes, farm wife, mother of 5, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and children’s pastor Angie Klock joins us to talk about the importance of surrendering, managing fear, and trusting in God’s plan.
We all have a LOT of roles to fill and no matter how efficient we are, we all only have 24 hours in a day. This is a constantly changing list, but here are my top 10 time saving tips at the moment.
Chiropractor and mom of three, Dr. Melanie Mullenmeister joins us to discuss diets, especially for kids, and how we can help control behavior issues and give ourselves and our families the best advantage by properly fueling with healthy foods.
An agreement is something you’ve told yourself that you now accept as truth... But it may not necessarily be true! AND it may be harming your subconscious. I want to challenge these truths and teach you how to recognize them, how to replace them, and how to take steps to make the new agreement true.
I am SO thrilled to be bringing you the 100th episode of The Encourager podcast! Thank you for listening and allowing me in to your life! I started this podcast because I have a special heart for moms and entrepreneurs and it’s grown far beyond that audience… for that I thank you! Today, I’m going to review the last 100 episodes and give you a list (of not quite 100 things) that I have learned, loved and used to help me succeed.
She’s baaaack! Tiffny Hagan with Virtual Office Advantage joins us to talk about how to organize all of the paper and email clutter in our lives. I can’t say this enough… I use her systems in my business and personal life EVERY SINGLE DAY. Don’t miss this episode!
Do you know how many teeth your kids have and when they grew in? Is the baby book, photo album or scrapbook current with photos and notes from last week? If you’re saying “yes” to these questions…. High five mama! If not, that’s okay because ME NEITHER! My friend Erin Geuke, who helps with the Encourager Facebook page, joins me to talk about systems for organizing photos, artwork and more!
Denita Dinger is back to talk to us about our addiction to screens and what we can do about the issue. Denita is the owner of Kaleidoscope Play School, education consultant, defender of play, and empower-er of teachers. Warning: this may make you uncomfortable because Denita is going to call us out about a few things but take heart, because she’s full of ideas and encouragement for us too!
The question I get asked most is, “How do you do it?” I have a lot of roles that I fill in my life (and I know you do too) and today, I’m going to tell you my secret for juggling everything and GETTING THINGS DONE.
One of our favorite guests, Denita Dinger, is back to talk to us about things we can do as parents to beat cabin fever and create adventurous opportunities for our kids! Denita is the owner of Kaleidoscope Play School, education consultant, defender of play, and empower-er of teachers. Warning: this may make you uncomfortable because Denita is going to call us out about a few things and give us the top 4 things we should tell ourselves as parents!
Do you have CDO (which is OCD in alphabetical order)? Do you feel like your home has to be “realtor ready” ALL of the time? If so, you don’t want to miss this episode! Perfection is something we THINK we have to strive for… we even put filters on our Instagram and Facebook photos! Kim Henderson is back to talk to us about how it’s OK to let the idea of perfection go and instead offer ourselves (and others) grace!
As a self-help junkie, it should come as no surprise that I love reading books and listening to audio books! I’ve come across some great titles and authors and want to share them with you, as they’ve changed the way I think about my business, my role as a mother, my marriage, and being a servant of God.
It’s no secret that I’m a HUGE believer in setting goals. Join me as I talk about the habits I’m going to continue to practice and some new ones I plan to form this year.
My theme word for 2017 was IMPACT and looking back, God had such a huge impact in my life and business in 2017. I give Him the credit but I know my habits matter too. Listen in to hear my best habits for 2017 and see if you could apply any of these to your life in 2018!
Advertising is SO important when you own a small business and it can feel like an extremely overwhelming task if you don’t know the language. Andy Jorgensen, a self-proclaimed eternal student of digital marketing, joins us for a great conversation about how to advertise your business in an affordable way.
If you are an entrepreneur, you won’t want to miss this episode! I talk with Clint Brown of Alluvio about the top four mistakes small business owners make and how you can avoid them. We also ask questions and offer encouragement to help if you’re currently experiencing these problems.
Join us for the final episode in this three-part podcast about goals and why setting your mindset BEFORE you start is so important. My brother-in-law, Nathan Scott, and my friend and business coach, Lauren Forsch, are here to talk through these key details so we can experience success in all areas of life!
My brother-in-law, Nathan Scott, and my friend and business coach, Lauren Forsch, are here to talk goals, motivation, and growth and recognizing your feelings surrounding that process (warning: it can be uncomfortable!). Join us for part two of a three-part podcast to keep you motivated through January and beyond!
January is my FAVORITE month because it means goal setting and planning! My brother-in-law, Nathan Scott, and my friend and business coach, Lauren Forsch, are here to talk goals, motivation, and growth. Lots of people start this month with a lot of ambition and sometimes that dies out by February or maybe you hang in there until June! Join us for a three-part podcast to get you started off on the right foot!
Since writing my book, Equipped to Execute, I’ve been dreaming up ways to help drive home the message that we are fully equipped with the tools we need to execute on our goals and dreams. I am hosting my second “Day with Bekah” event so listen in as I discuss the details and give you information on how you can sign up for this amazing workshop!
Nothing says “love” like a business meeting with your spouse! HA! But seriously, Nick and I prioritize time once a month to talk about our calendars, budget, expectations, dreams, children, and more. With our busy lives, this meeting helps keep us on the same page and heading in the same direction.
Christmas is my favorite holiday! I love what it’s about, I love the spirit of it, I love the traditions of it… but it can be easy to get caught up in the customs but lose the meaning behind them. I want to share some simple suggestions for keeping Christmas festive, fun, and meaningful for your family this season!
I love hearing from YOU… my Encouragers… and can answer your questions directly. Sharing my business wisdom Q&A style is my favorite! Jenny is one of our listeners (and is a fellow sewer… YAY!) from The Vintage Songbird in Ohio and she called in to ask how she can grow and scale her business.
My brother in law, Nathan, and I feel discipline is an empowering and motivating force in our lives. Whether it’s physical, spiritual or mental discipline, it doesn’t have to be a dirty word or mean we can’t have fun! So, lace up your shoes and join us for part 2, Encouragers!